Entries by Kim Rosier

The Beauty in the Branches

By Maria Elena Margarella As a welcome sign for Christmas cheer, wreaths are hung on doors across our neighborhoods. But there’s so much more to this twiggy tradition. For instance, the circle is the wreath’s defining feature, and the shape itself represents unity and inclusion. At a time when loved ones gather to sing carols […]

Leaving a Character Legacy in Business

By Judy Micale Today’s workforce is searching for a deeper meaning or purpose. Gone are the days of going to work and putting in hours to get a paycheck. People today want to know that what they are doing is making an impact, changing lives in some way. Creating an atmosphere of caring, giving back […]

Family: The Classic Architecture

By Maria Elena Margarella Family will never go out of style. Bri and Jay Smith even incorporated the classic element into the very foundation of their house. With three daughters, the couple designed a vision to fit their tight-knit family. “A lot of the layout of the house was because of family,” Bri says, “[It] connects the family. […]

How To: Breast Self Exams

By Janecia Britt The best way to prevent cancer is to be proactive. Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month.  Johns Hopkins Medical center states, “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is […]